Shirley J, Jones Opportunity fund:

The Shirley J, Jones Opportunity fund, established by Dr. Shirley J. Jones and her friends and colleagues, to be administered by Initatives For Women, is to provide support to African American women who are Ph.D. students at University at Albany and who demonstrate financial need as well as characteristics of a leader and change agent (e.g., proactive, creative, innovative, willing to take appropriate risks and challenges, advocates for social and economic justice, etc.).